8 Ways to Get Your Salmon On

mustard salmon

It doesn’t take much to bring out salmon’s rich flavor, but let’s face it: The old lemon-with-a-dash-of-salt routine gets old. The good news: Salmon need not be boring. Try these tasty ways to amp up an old standby.

Mustard Maple Roasted Salmon (above)
Mustard and maple syrup? The two condiments may seem worlds away, but they make the perfect marriage of sweet and savory in a sauce for salmon fillets. Cilantro keeps the flavor light and fresh.

Oven-Baked Salmon
The secret’s in the salsa: Vinegar, shallots, capers, parsley and toasted almonds come together to create a zippy dressing that pumps up the flavor and even adds a little crunch.

Grilled Salmon Steaks with Hoisin BBQ Sauce
In this Asian-inspired take, sweet-and-salty hoisin sauce is spiced up with sambal oelek for just the right amount of heat. Ketchup, honey and sesame seeds round out the sauce, creating a dish that’s impressively flavor-forward.
grilled salmon

Salmon Baked in Foil
It doesn’t get easier than this recipe. Tomatoes, oregano and thyme get mixed with olive oil and lemon juice to create an Italian dressing that’s cooked right in with the fish. Baking the salmon in foil helps lock in the flavors …read more